Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site
Salem District | OR
Season Dates: May 1 - October 31
Fees: Nightly camp fees below
All of Salem District, east of Interstate 5 is closed to all open flames, fires and briquettes until further notice. Only propane cooking stoves are allowed. You may receive a citation for failure to comply with this fire closure. Check back regularly for updates posted to this website.
Fishermen's Bend Recreation Area Management Plan is complete and available for public review at the address to the right.
Nestled along a forested curve of the North Santiam River, Fishermen's Bend site is popular with both families and large groups. The area offers family camps, picnic sites, group shelters, cabins, and river access trails. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along a one-mile nature trail that offers views of the North Santiam River and wetland habitats. A nature center and an amphitheater provide information and programs for visitors.
Site fees are:
Individual campsites - $16-$28
*cabins - $40
*group campsites - $85-$105
*group picnic sites - $110
(*reservations only www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777)
For more information, call 503-897-2406 or E-mail BLM_OR_SA_Fishermens_Bend@blm.gov
Fishermens Bend (OR)
27300 N.SANTIAM HWY
PO BOX 785
Mill City OR 97360
Fisherman's Bend is located on Hwy 22, 29 miles east of Salem and 1.5 miles west of Mill City.